Greek Style Tomato Baked Shrimp

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1 Tbsp olive oil

1 onion, chopped

3 cloves garlic, chopped

1 tsp salt

2 (28 oz) cans whole tomatoes (one drained, one with juice)

2 Tbsp tomato paste

¼ cup red wine

1 tsp oregano

Pinch of red pepper flakes

2 lb large shrimp (shelled and deveined – defrosted if frozen)

Olive oil, salt, and pepper to coat shrimp (about 1 tsp of each)

3 oz feta cheese

Fresh dill – optional


Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

In a large skillet, heat 1 Tbsp olive oil over medium high heat.

Add onion, garlic and salt and sauté until softened – about 5 minutes.

Add tomatoes, tomato paste, wine, oregano, and pepper flakes stirring to combine thoroughly.

Put skillet in the oven and bake until thickened and bubbly, about 25 minutes.

In a small bowl, coat shrimp with olive oil, salt, and pepper.

Remove skillet from oven and stir in shrimp, making sure to get  a little sauce on each one.

Top with crumbled feta and bake 10 -12 minutes until shrimp is pink.

Broil one minute if desired to brown cheese.

Top with dill and serve immediately.


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